Nurul Hasan to replace Shakib Al Hasan as Bangladesh captain for UAE T20Is

The BCB will not pull Shakib Al Hasan from his CPL contract, as he was omitted from Bangladesh’s 17-man squad for the upcoming two-match T20I series against UAE in Dubai. Nurul Hasan, who is returning to the squad after a finger surgery having missed a chunk of the Zimbabwe tour and the Asia Cup, will … Read more

Bangladesh to play UAE in two T20Is, and undergo training camp in Dubai

The Bangladesh team will travel to Dubai next week, to play two T20Is against UAE and complete a training camp that was interrupted by rain in Dhaka. Only one day of training was possible in the past week, as heavy rain lashed the capital and other parts of the country. BCB chief executive Nizamuddin Chowdhury … Read more

Ind vs Aus 2022 – Injured Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Marsh and Marcus Stoinis to miss T20Is in India

Australia have adopted a cautious approach ahead of their men’s T20 World Cup title defence, with Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Marsh and Marcus Stoinis left out of the upcoming T20I tour of India with what have been termed “low-level injuries”. While Marsh was ruled out of the second and third ODIs against Zimbabwe as well as … Read more

Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim retires from T20Is to ‘focus on Test and ODI formats’

Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim has announced his retirement from T20Is to “focus on Test and ODI formats of the game”, he wrote on his official Facebook page on Sunday noon. His decision comes following Bangladesh’s exit from the ongoing Asia Cup, where they lost both group stage games to Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. “Today, I … Read more

Eng vs Pak, T20Is – Jason Roy set to miss out for Pakistan T20I tour, T20 World Cup

Jason Roy is expected to be the high-profile omission from England’s T20I squad for next month’s tour of Pakistan, and thereafter the T20 World Cup in Australia in October, after failing to emerge from a season-long form slump. Roy, 32, was an integral influence within the white-ball dressing-room under Eoin Morgan’s leadership, and a mainstay … Read more

West Indies Women to host New Zealand for three ODIs and five T20Is

“I am very happy that we will be hosting New Zealand in the West Indies,” Courtney Walsh, West Indies head coach, said in a CWI release. “They are a very competitive team, and this will make for a great series for our team. As it comes just after we’ve had the Women’s regional tournaments and … Read more

India FTP takeaways – marquee five-Test series, more T20Is, fewer ODIs

In the third WTC cycle, India play away series in South Africa, Australia and the West Indies; and in the 2025-2027 cycle, they will tour New Zealand, England and Sri Lanka as part of the WTC. With most teams being strong at home, away Tests become crucial for WTC points. Two out of three of … Read more

ICC news – Seven Test matches, 135 ODIs and 159 T20Is in first women’s international FTP

The first women’s FTP for international cricket is out, and it lists a total of 301 international matches across the three formats. The first such structured calendar for women’s cricket includes seven Tests, 135 ODIs and 159 T20Is, and includes fixtures for the 2022-25 Women’s Championship. The programme has started already, in May 2022, and … Read more

WI vs Ind, 2022 – Last two T20Is set to go ahead in Florida after both teams get USA visas

The T20I leg has been hit by a series of logistical hitches. The second T20I in St Kitts was delayed by three hours after a late arrival of team kits from Trinidad, which hosted the series opener. As a result, the third T20I the following day was also delayed, with the start time pushed back … Read more

Shimron Hetmyer returns to West Indies squad for T20Is against India and New Zealand

Batter Shimron Hetmyer has returned to West Indies’ T20I squad for the upcoming five-match series against India and the following three-match series against New Zealand after clearing a fitness test. Hetmyer had been omitted from West Indies’ recent squads on fitness grounds, and was more recently with the ODI squad in Port-of-Spain to work with … Read more